Serenity Hygiene helps WightFibre engineers stay safe
When the global COVID-19 pandemic struck, the Isle of Wight's own telecommunications provider, WightFibre, had a difficult task at hand; how to keep it's customers and engineers safe, while still being able to attend customer premises to maintain the island's critical telecommunications network. At a time when the network was being relied upon more than ever for vital business and personal communications, it was imperative that WightFibre engineers were able to perform their tasks without unnecessary risk. WightFibre Managing Director John Irvine explains further: "Since March our office staff have worked from home, but even before then we performed a Coronavirus risk assessment...
Government guidance on schools and specialist settings
Yesterday the Department of Education issued guidance for full opening of special schools and other specialist settings.
Our managing director explores why using alcohol-free sanitiser may be best for environments with unique and complex requirements.
Benefits of Alcohol Free over Alcohol Based Sanitisers
With hand sanitisers becoming a necessity amid the global Coronavirus pandemic, we believe that there’s still a lot of misunderstanding about what makes an effective hand sanitising solution. Due to World Health Organization guidelines the majority of people incorrectly believe that using a high alcohol concentration is the only effective way to deal with Coronavirus, but this isn’t necessarily the case! In this blog; we explore the negative effects of alcohol-based sanitisers and why going alcohol-free can actually be better!
Coronavirus: Bad Advice and Supply
With the spread of Coronavirus there is a lot of bad information out there and this includes the advice to use only alcohol based sanitisers. Alcohol based sanitisers at either 40% or 80% ethanol are still not as effective as our alcohol free sanitiser. Rigorous testing has meant our sanitiser complies to BS/EN 14476 which is the standard European testing for virucidal effectiveness. We are currently undergoing testing to certify against Coronavirus and will add this to our list of certifications alongside the testing to kill Ebola. Alcohol based sanitisers are better than nothing but they are not as effective as...